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Le Tao Honten

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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7-16 Sakaimachi, Otaru 047-0027, Hokkaido
Name/address in local language
+81 134-31-4500
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Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best cheesecake I've ever had. I had the famous double fromage cheesecake, it was 440 yen per slice.

Thank AstroboyChorong
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always come back to Le Tao whenever I'm in Otaru. The double fromage cake is heavenly with no preservatives. They've perfected the right balance of cheese creaminess vs sweetness leaving you wanting for more.

Thank MMMKl
Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like my cheesecakes really cheesy so I'm not a 100% taken by Le Tao.. Much prefer snaffles or something :D still, a must-try when if you chance upon 1.

Thank 859triciay
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169 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was raining - so not much fun walking down the Otaru streets so next best activity is to have tea at Le Tao. There were cakes and cookies on display at street level but tea was upstairs (there is a lift too!) The gouda cheese cookies which I brought home were absolutely delicious but only 8 pieces in a... More 

Thank JayTee369
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Omg the cakes and desserts are very good. This is a place to enjoy desserts. The shop have promoters offering you samples to try. They are all good. They have branches in Sapporo and airports if you want to buy home.

Thank Beng Beng O
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Dessert are very light. You can buy dessert for take-out on the ground floor or eat it at their restaurant on the second. They have a Tax-free counter for tourist who like it as a souvenir.

Thank Hannelle G
Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

If you love cheesecake, you MUST try their Double Fomage cheesecake... so soft and nice ! I will miss this when I am away from hokkaido ..

Thank James T
Singapore, Singapore
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69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Furano Delice does a slightly better cheesecake imho. Le Tao's rendition is slightly richer but I personally prefer a lighter version. Portion sizes are significantly smaller as well.

Thank feizhu
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72 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

so freindly,nice staff, coffee and cake taste soft and good , there is the place in front where u can take rest. we will come back again

Thank Chayuttorn I
Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Lot of varieties to choose from and some available for free tasting. We bought the signature cheese cake, tart and pudding to share. Love the cheese cake!

Thank syaus

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 9
Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7-16 Sakaimachi, Otaru 047-0027, Hokkaido
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Hokkaido  >  Otaru
  • Phone Number: +81 134-31-4500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?